HENHAM HISTORY

PROPERTY AUCTIONS - Property Auctions Index
5th July 1860 Little Henham Lodge
31st July 1862 ‘Star’ Public House
16th Aug 1877 Wood End Green Farm
25th June 1889 The Shortgrove Estate - Pledgdon Hall Farm & Broom Farm (part)
30th June 1896 The Henham Estate inc Parsonage Farm, ‘The Cock’ Public House, Little Henham Hall, Lodge Farm, Green End Farm, blacksmith’s & wheelwrights shop, shops, cottages
12th May 1898 Henham & Ugley properties and lands
30th June 1922 The Elsenham Estate inc Elsenham Hall, Broom Farm, Pennington Hall Farm, Henham Mill Farm, ‘Sandy Mount’, Greenend Farm, Pledgdon Hall Farm, ‘The White Horse’ Beer House
 
BUILDINGS
Henham House Coopers Hall Wood End Cottage The Gilbey Estate Mill House
Henham Hall Bury Cottage - by Michael Cornell Henham Lodge Documents Henleys Stone Cottage
Keyham House Listed buildings, monuments, sites etc Mount House Pennington Hall
Poplar Hall Timber-framed Buildings Forres / Forge Cottage The White House Prompt Corner
Fitzwalter Place Wood Farm, Pledgdon    
 
HISTORIC DETAILS
Historic Finds Hearth Tax The Swing Riots A Domesday Des Res Essex Feet of Fines
Henham Estate Ownership Elizabeth I Hunting in Henham Wood The Fitzwalter Barony    
 
WAR
Unveiling the Memorial War Memories Enlisted Military WW2 Village Bomb Shelters
WW1 evacuation plan for Essex
Memorials
 
 
WRITTEN ACCOUNTS
Thomas Wright A Walk Through Henham Bits and Bobs Early 20th century life
Village Shops Henham in 1895 'A Summer's Day Before The Zeppelins Came' Local History Introduction
Timothy Johnston - 'Lost Eden' Memories pt1 - by Grenville Bird 'Peter Ventures Forth'
Bryan Goodchild - 'My Journey Begins' Memories pt 2 - by Grenville Bird
 
CHURCHES
St Mary's Intro TourChurch NewsRectors & VicarsBoards
Memorials Font Windows Charity Boards Porch
Paintings Heraldry Bells Misc Images  
Chickney Church        
GENEALOGY

Alphabetical list of surnames of baptisms at St Mary's for 1539 - 1848
Births A Births Ba Births Be - Br Births Bu - By Births C - D
Births E -J Births K - O Births P - R Births S Births T - V
Births W - Y Births, Marriages & Deaths Index St Mary's, Henham Church Registers data 1539-1930
Indecipherable List of Surnames of Baptisms for 1540 - 1883 IG1 in Henham before 1538 IGI Births in Henham after 1838
Births, Deaths and Marriages Outside of Henham Independent Chapel Records Church Registers of Christenings, Marriages & Burials 1539 - 1930
 
MARRIAGES
St Mary’s Parish Church - Marriages 1539 - 1837 IGI post 1838 marriages Boyd's Marriage Index
Clandestine Marriages and Births    
 
DEATHS, BURIALS & GRAVESTONES
St Mary's Burials 1539-1679 St Mary's Burials 1680 - 1871 St Mary's Burials 1930 - 1989  
Independent Chapel 1806 - 1829 National Burial Records 1539-1600 National Burial Records 1601-1700 National Burial Records 1701-1800 National Burial Records 1801-1878
St Mary's Gravestones 1 St Mary's Gravestones 2 St Mary's Gravestones 3
Wills part 1
Wills part 2
Wills part 3
Wills part 4
Wills part 5
Wills part 6
 
FAMILIES
Joshua Camp pt 1 Joshua Camp pt 2 Joshua Camp pt 3 Joshua Camp pt 4 Camp family letters
Milkman Camp        
Families A - Z (general)      
 
SPECIFIC FAMILIES
Benson police officer Bentley Bishop Brand Fitzwalter
Costons and Snow Dennis / Dennison Farrington Ingold Jennings / Tennings
King Family Little and Prior Mansfield Milbank / Millbank Moore Family
Lydia Neville nee Snow Pennington Smith Family Snow Family Staines Stanes
Turner Family Wills Willett Family Willett Pictures Willis and Saggs White Family
Yarrow Family Gill Turner      
 
FAMILY WEBSITES
Bush Cowell Heard Sage Stallibrass
Stone Yarrow
Family History Research
 
HENHAM LIFE

EDUCATION
The Old Primary School
Reminiscences of Henham School
Henham Inmates of Workhouses
FARMING
Field Names of Henham Landowners of Henham in 1873 Tithe Awards 1840 Medieval Year
VILLAGE
Henham Maps 1 Henham Maps 2 Henham's Greens Henham's Ponds Apprentice Duties Walks
Village Shops Public Houses Fingerposts   M11 Motorway
'THE GIN & TOFFEE LINE' (The Elsenham to Thaxted train)
Trains - Elsenham/Henham Elsenham Station Modern Elsenham Station Train - Henham to Thaxted Thaxted Station
Trains - Posters and Rolling Stock
Railway Bylines
     
 
HENHAM NEWSPAPERS
1700 to 1793 1800 to 1864 1865 to 1899 1900 to 1919 1920 to 1955
Chickney Newspapers 1900 -1940 Posters and Information including views. Dramatic Society
PUBLIC RECORDS

CENSUS RECORDS FOR HENHAM AND CHICKNEY
British Historical Population Reports Census Stats 1801 - 1961
1841 1851 1861 1871 1881
1891 1901 1911 pt 1 1911 pt 2 Chickney Censuses
1918 & 1929 Electoral Register for Henham 1939 National Register    
NATIONAL RECORDS
SEAX pt 1, SEAX pt 2, SEAX pt 3
SEAX Listed Monuments Calendar Rolls Calendar Deeds 1618-1879
Public Record Office (PRO) Hertfordshire County Archives & City of London Archives Land Tax 1798  
The Manor of Henham Hall 1 The Manor of Henham Hall 2 The Manor of Henham Hall 3    
UTTLESFORD DEMOGRAPHICS
Uttlesford Demographics Index 1991 Essex Census Uttlesford English Heritage Sites
Uttlesford Parishes Populations 1801 to 1971   Uttlesford Census Data
Population of NW Essex 1808 to 1901   A DataDay Snapshot
Catastrophe & Natural Recovery   Uttlesford Census 1831
DIRECTORIES White's Directory 1848 Post Office Trade Kelly's Directory 1902
 
IMAGES

PHOTOGRAPHS
Celebrations Children Churches Shops Life in Henham
Pubs Oh Well January 2009 Streets 1 Streets 2
Vernons Close Paintings Old Friends    
Postcards 1 Postcards 2 Postcards 3 Reverse of postcards  
Images 1 Images 2Images 3Images 4Images 5
Images 6 Images 7 Images 8 Images 9 Aerial Photographs
Properties in Henham 1 Properties in Henham 2 Properties in Henham 3 Properties in Henham 4  
Agriculture Spring Summer Autumn Winter

JOYCE WINMILL


Joyce was a local historian and produced a number of talks and audios relating to the parish of Henham

The Lands of Henham The Buildings of Henham The Manor of Henham    

Audio and Video Material - Some of them take a few minutes to download.

Footpaths Rogues and Vagabonds Mrs Grey tallks to Miss Winmill Mrs Grey talks about Old Mead Farm
Court Records (1500s) Tax Sessions Turners Parsonage Farm The Poor House
Court and Buildings Drove Roads Dragon 1950s village fete Vestry Registers
MISC

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